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Non-Anthracyline Regimen May Be O.K. for Patients with Early Breast Cancer taking Trastuzumab (Herceptin)

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Non-Anthracyline Regimen May Be O.K. for Patients with Early Breast Cancer taking Trastuzumab (Herceptin)
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Dennis Slamon, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles
It may be reasonable to replace the anthracycline component of adjuvant chemotherapy with carboplatin in HER-2 positive patients with early breast cancer – provided agents such as docetaxel and trastuzumab are also included, according to the findings of the BCIRG 006 trial reported at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
COMMENT: Norman Wolmark, NSABP foundation, Pittsburg

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